Issue #2071

The Guardian • Issue #2071 • September 25, 2023

Looking out of a passenger window at the Qantas logo on the end of wing of the plane. Issue #2071

The coming storm

In an important win for union members, the High Court of Australia last week ruled that Qantas’ sacking of 1700 ground and baggage workers was...

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Issue #2071

Don’t be fooled by elites

Elites are in the news again. Jacinta Nampijinpa Price says she doesn’t want elites telling her what to do, although since she’s happy to do...

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Union flags. Issue #2071

Trade union and workers’ rights

Over the decades the rights of trade union delegates and trade union officials have been eroded, making it increasingly difficult for them to represent and...

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“Port Adelaide for Yes” meeting, showing Uncle Mickey O’Brien with his long black cord of Australian history. Issue #2071

Port Adelaide for Yes

Unionists and Yes supporters gathered in the historic Waterside Workers Hall in Port Adelaide on Thursday, 7th September to show their solidarity with First Nations...

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Instituto Cubano de Amistad con los Pueblos (ICAP) Issue #2071

Year 65 of the Cuban Revolution

Instituto Cubano de Amistad con los Pueblos St 17 No. 301, Vedado Phone: 7838-2413 Email: presidencia@icap.cu  Havana, August 25th, 2023 “Year 65 of the Cuban...

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Beach Issue #2071

Poverty and homelessness on the Sunshine Coast

The Sunshine Coast is two hours drive north of Brisbane. It is a collection of towns and farms extending from its famous beaches to the...

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Issue #2071

DINGO

Mining transnational BHP, at one time known under the jolly capitalist moniker of The Big Australian, has admitted to deducting annual leave from staff entitlements...

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Waving for the Voice

Queensland: on 16th September, fellow Sunshine Coast Branch member and frequent Guardian writer Graham Holton and I embarked on a series of unorthodox but effective...

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PEACE NOTES Issue #2071

PEACE NOTES

Hannah Middleton I recently saw a commercial TV promotion showing a a nuclear-powered submarine and a reporter saying it is invisible. This is rubbish. Since...

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The display at the commemoration in Fairfield. Issue #2071

Milk, education, socialism

Alejandro Salvador Allende Fernández, Salvador Allende’s grandson, was in Sydney for the 50th anniversary commemoration of the 1973 coup against the Allende government in Chile...

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Global briefs Issue #2071

GLOBAL BRIEFS

AFRICA: Three former French colonies – Niger, Burkina Faso, and Mali have formed a defensive alliance. Alliance of Sahel States (AES) aims to jointly combat...

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Quill and ink . Issue #2071

LETTERS

Supporting Democracy – sometimes Dear Comrade Editor, I notice in your article about the Guatemala election (‘Victory in Guatemala’), the following sentence: ‘US Secretary of...

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Issue #2071

Time to Listen: An Indigenous Voice to Parliament

A new book explores the need for the Voice, and the background of the ‘great Australian silence.’ Monash University researchers, Professor Melissa Castan and Professor...

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Weasel Words heading Issue #2071

WEASEL WORDS

Self-made Absolutely nobody is really ‘self-made’. If you think you are, just ask your parents to give you a little talk about the Facts of...

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